2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S00.552

Superficial foreign body of oral cavity

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S00.552 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S00.552 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S00.552 - other international versions of ICD-10 S00.552 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Splinter of lip and oral cavity
The following code(s) above S00.552 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to S00.552:
  • S00-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • S00-S09
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-S09

    Injuries to the head

    Code Also
    • for any associated infection
    Includes
    • injuries of ear
    • injuries of eye
    • injuries of face [any part]
    • injuries of gum
    • injuries of jaw
    • injuries of oral cavity
    • injuries of palate
    • injuries of periocular area
    • injuries of scalp
    • injuries of temporomandibular joint area
    • injuries of tongue
    • injuries of tooth
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in ear (T16)
    • effects of foreign body in larynx (T17.3)
    • effects of foreign body in mouth NOS (T18.0)
    • effects of foreign body in nose (T17.0-T17.1)
    • effects of foreign body in pharynx (T17.2)
    • effects of foreign body on external eye (T15.-)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the head
  • S00
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S00

    Superficial injury of head

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • diffuse cerebral contusion (S06.2-)
    • focal cerebral contusion (S06.3-)
    • injury of eye and orbit (S05.-)
    • open wound of head (S01.-)
    Superficial injury of head
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S00.552:
  • Foreign body
    • superficial, without open wound
      • cheek S00.85
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S00.85

        Superficial foreign body of other part of head

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Splinter in other part of head
        • internal S00.552
      • head S00.95
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S00.95

        Superficial foreign body of unspecified part of head

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Splinter of head
        • oral cavity S00.552
      • alveolar process S00.552
      • gum S00.552
      • mouth S00.552
      • oral cavity S00.552
      • palate S00.552
      • tongue S00.552
      • uvula S00.552

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S00.552
S00.541S …… sequela
S00.542 External constriction of oral cavity
S00.542A …… initial encounter
S00.542D …… subsequent encounter
S00.542S …… sequela
S00.55 Superficial foreign body of lip and oral cavity
S00.551 Superficial foreign body of lip
S00.551A …… initial encounter
S00.551D …… subsequent encounter
S00.551S …… sequela
S00.552 Superficial foreign body of oral cavity
S00.552A …… initial encounter
S00.552D …… subsequent encounter
S00.552S …… sequela
S00.56 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of lip and oral cavity
S00.561 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of lip
S00.561A …… initial encounter
S00.561D …… subsequent encounter
S00.561S …… sequela
S00.562 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of oral cavity
S00.562A …… initial encounter

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.